N Krishnaji—A Tribute

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NKrishnaji and I were classmates in 1959 at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata.

Only on 14 September I heard: “… his doctors ultimately traced his problem to a very early stage cancer in a highly localised small area … his age being a bar, doctors advised against any surgical intervention.” I was unofficially appointed to carry this news, to all our ISI batchmates. So, I did and felt I was conveying a very bad news and said: “But I must admit my email only reflects my fears and not what I should have ideally communicated.” To this Krishnaji replied (18 September):

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Updated On : 15th Nov, 2019

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